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abjure
v. to renounce, repudiate under oath, to avoid, shun
acrid
adj. harsh in taste or odor; sharp in manner or temper
august
adj. majestic, inspiring admiration and respect
callous
adj. emotionally hardened, unfeeling
clandestine
adj. secret, concealed; underhanded
compunction
n. remorse, regret
conflagration
n. a large, destructive fire
elated
adj. in high spirits, jubilant; extremely pleased
indelible
adj. not able to be erased or removed; memorable
indulgent
adj. yielding to the wishes or demands of others
inveterate
adj. firmly established; long-standing; habitual
irrelevant
adj. not to the point; not applicable or pertinent
nocturnal
adj. of or occuring in the night; under c over of darkness
platitude
n. a commonplace, stale or trite remark
quell
v. to subdue, put down forcibly
quiescent
adj. inactive, at rest
ruminate
v. to meditate, think about at length; to chew the cud
tacit
adj. unspoken, silent, implied, inferred
tangible
adj. capable of being touched; real, concrete
trenchant
adj. incisive, keen; forceful, effective, cutting, caustic; distinct, clear-cut